The speaker contemplates the rise and fall of Rome amid the fallen grandeur of the Coliseum in this classic poem by E.A. Poe
First published as ‘The Doomed City’ in 1831 and later as ‘The City of Sin’, it tells the story of a city ruled by Death itself.
The cycle of life and is a play where actors chase at phantoms. To paraphrase Shakespeare, the worm is the final conqueror of man.
A short poem about the restless spirits of soldiers. Poe displays his talent for constructing imaginary landscapes in The Valley Of Unrest.